February 1, 2002

MEMBERS PRESENT: P. Anderson, G. Avent, P. Bagley, F. Daniels, K. Dannehl, C. Eikenberry, E. Henderson, C. Hyslop, J. Kempster, J. King, M. Kuhl, J. Larsen, J. Licht, M. McFarlane, B. Murphy, M. Myrhow, L. Owens, S. Owen, C. Pyatt, J. Rice, S. Rombough, K. Schwandt, J. Shaw, G. Smith, G. Tenney, L. Uhlenkott, J. Williams, L. Youngs

OTHERS PRESENT: Wallace Harkness, Marketing Director

  1. WALLACE HARKNESS, GBC MARKETING DIRECTOR: (Wallace was asked to address Senate while quorum was still being obtained since his report was for information only.) The College News was formally introduced to Senate. The insert appears weekly in the Thursday edition of the Elko Daily Free Press and features a broad range of college activities and happenings. The employees are thanked for their contributions. There will be a College News stand in each building hosting complimentary copies of the paper for students, guests, and employees. More faculty and student articles are welcomed and Wallace asked contributors to keep the following pointers in mind when submitting articles: 1) Identify the audience; 2) Have the material submitted in a timely manner; 3) Ask what the audience advantage is to the article. Media Services will be distributing a computerized template which will be used to identify each of the faculty of GBC in order to introduce them to the community.
  2. ATTENDANCE: Silent roll was taken. Chair John Rice declared a quorum present.
  3. CALL TO ORDER: The meeting was called to order at 1:25 p.m.
  4. WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS : Chair John Rice welcomed everyone to Senate.
  5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: The minutes of the January 11, 2002, meeting were unanimously approved with the following changes:
    1. Gary Avent and Karen Dannehl were present.
    2. The paragraph for the Occupational Education Program Restructure should read, "The amount of faculty instructed lab time in the Diesel Mechanics program is constant. Therefore, following the example of WNCC, [insertion] the program contact hours will remain the same [end insertion] but the program will decrease the hours to credit ratio from 20:1 to 15:1."
    1. GBC Foundation Retreat - The retreat of the GBC Foundation produced a plan for the next Major Gifts Campaign. The goal is to raise $1 million in silent donations for the Heritage Center account with an additional $1 million through a vocal campaign to be utilized in a Café X and College Community Center remodel project. The first phase will include employee giving. An outline for fund raising goals was provided: